Wednesday, September 21, at 21:00, Real Madrid meets Villarreal in a match from the stage number 5 of La Liga. The game can be viewed on Digi Sport 2.
I know we have a tough game against an opponent who has not lost so far, but we have prepared well and are ready to play a new victory, said Zinedine Zidane, according marca.com
Real Madrid is the absolute leader in La Liga with 12 points after the first four stages, with the second defensive after that of Barcelona. In the last round, Real Madrid defeated Espanyol 2-0 thanks to goals by Rodriguez and Benzema, Barcelona managed to equal the record of 16 consecutive victories in the championship. Moreover, the confrontation Wednesday that Real meets Villarreal has an important significance. Zinedine Zidane band has the opportunity to become the team with the most consecutive wins in La Liga, surpassing the record of Barcelona led by Pep Guardiola was registered as in 2011.
Info lot: Casemiro – injured and Gareth Bale – uncertain.
We should try to keep the ball. Be careful and take advantage of any counterattacks to be able to surprise, said Fran Escriba, Villarreal’s coach, told marca.com
Villarreal is riding high, he managed to climb up to 6th place in La Liga with eight points after the first four stages. Thus, last weekend, ‘Yellow Submarine’ ordered Real Sociedad 2-1 and ticked second consecutive victory in the championship and third in all competitions. Nicola Sansone took advantage of the chance received from Fran Segura and scored two goals for his team. Villarreal goes well and away, getting points after four games Granada (1-1) and Malaga (2-0).
Info lot: Bakambu, Bonera and Soldado are injured.
Real Madrid (4-3-3): Casilla – Danilo – Ramos – Varane – Marcelo – Modric – Kroos – Rodriguez – Ronaldo – Morata – Bale
Villarreal (4-4-2): Asenjo – Mario – Ruiz – Musacchio – Costa – Santos – Trigueros – Bruno – Cheryshev – Borre – Sansone
Madrilenii are unbeaten in direct disputes with Villarreal from the ‘Santiago Bernabeu’ for over 22 years. Last season was the second leg 3-0 to Real in La Liga. This time I think Real Madrid want a victory to maintain the first position, but also to get into the history of La Liga, which is something that motivates you in every situation. Cristiano Ronaldo definitely to wish him and his name appear on the list of scorers.